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NBC
Oct 12, 2012 5:00am EDT
. the two took jabs to each other as they spoke on several issues, including the economy, the crisis in syria, health care and abortion. both often interrupted each other. biden criticized ryan and romney for launching political attacks about the attack on a u.s. consulate in libya before they knew the facts. ryan said the attack shows the u.s. is projecting weakness abroad. the two also took jabs at each other over job creation. >> i've had it up to here with this notion that 47%. it's about time they take some responsibility here. >> did they come here and inherit that situation? absolutely. but we're going in the wrong direction. look at where we are. the economy is barely limping along. it's growing at 1.3%. that's slower than it grew last year, and last year was slower than the year before. >> on tax reform, ryan said there aren't enough rich americans to tax to pay for all of the president's spending. vice president joe biden says the only way to pay for mitt romney's plan is to raise middle class taxes. >> both president obama and mitt romney say they're pleased with how their
NBC
Oct 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
president joe biden and congressman paul ryan sparred on a number of issues, including the economy, the crisis in syria, health care, and abortion. ryan said there aren't enough rich americans to tax to pay for all the spending. vice president joe biden said the only way to pay for romney's plan is to raise middle class taxes. the two also shed their differences on libya. >> we should not be imposing these devastating defense cuts because what that does, when we equivocate on our values, when we show we're cutting our own defense, it makes us more weak. it projects weakness. when we look weak, our adversaries are more willing to test us, they're more brazen in their attacks, and they're much more willing to attack. >> that's a bunch of malarky. the congressman cut defense spending in his budget $300 million below what we asked for. >> both agreed it's time to wind down u.s. involvement. ryan said he agreed with the president to pull troops out of the country by 2014 but felt the white house should not announce a deadline and expose potential weakness. >>> a difficult day for the wi
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 4:30am EDT
need people in the senate who know how to compromise and that will move our economy forward. >> i've worked with people on both sides of the aisle, as governor as well as the united states senator, on everything from internet access to screening of newborn babies. and nanotechnology. >> the candidates' final debate will take place next week at virginia tech. >>> the airwaves are already filled with ads on the expanded gambling debate in maryland. now the fight over same-sex marriage is coming to your tv too. >> everyone is entitled to love and respect. but nobody is entitled to redefine marriage. vote against question 6. >> that is the first ad from the maryland marriage alliance which opposes same-sex marriage. question 6 on the state's ballot. marylanders for marriage equality will begin airing ads in support of the question starting tomorrow. they watched monday night football last night to raise money for question 6. maryland, maine, and washington state are all holding referendums next month. >>> today is the last day d.c. residents can register to vote by mail. people on mus
NBC
Oct 12, 2012 4:30am EDT
last night, joe biden and paul ryan went back and forth on a variety of issues, including the economy, the crisis in syria, health care, and abortion. on tax reform, ryan said there aren't enough rich americans to pay for all the president's spending. vice president joe biden said the only way to pay for romney's plan is to raise middle class taxes. the two also sparred on iran. >> we will not allow the iranians to get a nuclear weapon. >> they're moving faster towards a nuclear weapon. it's because the administration has no credibility on this issue. >> there is no weapon the iranians have at this point. you going to go to war? is that what you want to do now? >> we want to prevent war. >> ryan said he agreed with the president to pull troops out of the country by 2014 but said the white house should not announce a deadline and expose potential weakness. both the president and mitt romney said they're pleased with how their running mates did. the president watched the face-off on air force one as he returned to d.c. from a campaign in miami. romney watched it from a hotel room in nor
NBC
Oct 13, 2012 9:00am EDT
right now. >> and your study found that 7 in 10 consumers actually think we're snil a bad economy. how is that going to affect the holiday shopping season? >> it is interesting. despite that consumers still intend to spend up to a hundred dollars per gift resiff tyen tyen. >> wow. >> consumers will be spending the same amount as last year. >> what do you expect stores to be doing to bring in those customers who may not be feeling we're in a good economy? still need to get them in the door or on the website. >> stores are going to be doing a lot to incentivize consumers. a lot of lay aways. it's going to be coming back a lot. you have to be mindful of the fees associated. sometimes it's five sometimes $10. then stores are going to be doing interesting things like being able to reserve a toy in advance to order it right in store. things like that. so kind of keep your eyes peeled for those interesting things. and respond to them because the deals are going to be fantastic in store as well. >> all right. thanks so much for your time. we appreciate you being with us. good stuff. get to sho
NBC
Oct 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
the effects of the world economy, lowering the payout by 20% to $1.2 million. i'm live at the news desk, tony tull, news 4. >>> 5:47 now. a developing story in bladensburg, maryland. this morning a man is recovering after being shot by police. officers were called to 55th avenue around 7:00 last night to talk to a woman who reported being threatened. shortly after police got to the scene there, an officer says a man with a knife approached him outside. >> the officer confronted the suspect, gave him several verbal commands, and ordered him to drop the knivment the suspect refused to comply with those orders and, in fact, advanced on the officer. the officer, fearing for his life, fired his issued firearm and struck the suspect. >> police say the suspect suffered nonlife-threatening injuries. >>> police are trying to figure out who killed a man and left him on the doorstep of a home in northern virginia. police were called to the 6400 block of broadmoor street in fairfax county early sunday morning. they found the body of 34-year-old mark earl ives outside a home there. he had trauma to his bo
NBC
Oct 9, 2012 6:00am EDT
to compromise. i think we need people in the senate that know how to compromise and that will move the economy forward. >> i've worked with people on both sides of the aisle as governor as well as senate with everything from internet access to screening of newborn babies and nanotechnology. >> the candidates' final debate will take place next week at virginia tech. >>> should race be a factor in college admissions? a supreme court will take up that issue this week. tomorrow the nine justices will hear the case of abigail fisher who says she was denied admission to the university of texas austin because she is white. among those in the courtroom, relatives of a man whose admission was blocked in 1946 because he was black. his relatives say affirmative action is still needed to ensure quality for minorities. >>> 6:37 now. breaking news overnight. the threat from north korea. >>> also why some maryland state troopers assigned to work at the orioles game are being investigated. >>> plus this isn't a repair, it's a rescue. the tiny stowaway this firefighter is looking for. >>> and when we could cle
NBC
Oct 10, 2012 6:00am EDT
, a menace to our economy. >> the producers of sesame street says this political ad featuring big bird doesn't fly. sesame workshop wants president obama's cam tan to stop running it. the ad mocks romney in last week's debate when he vowed to end federal funding for public broadcasting. sesame street says they are nonpartisan and nonprofit and do not take sides. >>> the latest gallup survey of likely voters says mitt romney leads 49%-47%. a pew research poll also gave romney the lead. president obama leads a separate gallup poll in a survey of registered voters. today romney is spending a second day in the battle ground state of ohio. >>> metro could finalize its inauguration day plans this week. the transit agency expected between 500,000 and 800,000 people to ride its buses and trains january 21st. metro is also considering commemorative smart trip cards. one design features president obama, the other mitt romney. riders have to pay peak time fares despite inauguration day falling on the martin luther king jr. holiday. drivers also have to pay weekday fares instead of holiday prices. metro
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